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The Growth single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The Growth
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'This work can be situated within a fiction tradition coming primarily out of North America, represented by authors such as Lorrie Moore and Don DeLillo. Moore’s work often depicts eloquent, slightly jaded, and marooned university-educated protagonists, who wield wit intentionally (often as a defence against their circumstances) and employ parody as a quotidian mode of communication, thereby unsettling certain attachments to authenticity, while evoking tenderness and intimacy in unexpected ways. From within this stylistic lineage, ‘The growth’ – an Australian narrative – takes magical realist (veering towards surrealist) tropes, deploying them in a ‘world’ that otherwise resembles the smooth, self-reflective urban universe of the upper-middle, creative classes.'

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